Overall: 21 x 16 3/4 in. ( 53.3 x 42.5 cm )
frame: 29 1/2 x 25 x 3 in. (74.9 x 63.5 x 7.6 cm)
Canvas stencil: PREPARED / BY / EDWD DECHAUX / NEW-YORK, Edward Dechaus, artists' materials, was listed at 709 Broadway in New York City directories from 1853 to 1864.
Sale stamp: on reverse of canvas: DURAND / SALE / 1887. Durand Salte (Ortgies), 1887, no. 320, Shandanken, Ulster Co., N.Y. (16 x 20 3/4 inches [face size[). The auction number "320," in chalk, is on the stretcher.
Executor's Sale, Studies in Oil by Asher B. Durand, N.A., Deceased, Ortgies' Art Gallery, New York, April 13 and 14, 1887, p. 21, no. 308
Lawall, David B., Asher Brown Durand: His Art and Art Theory in Relation to his Times, Submitted to Princeton University in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy, March 1966, p. 249.
Lawall, David B., Asher B. Durand: A Documentary Catalogue of the Narrative and Landscape Paintings, New York & London, Garland Publishing, Inc., 1978, pp. 182.
Koke, Richard J., American Landscape and Genre Paintings in the New York Historical Society, Vol. I, New York: The New-York Historical Society, 1982, p. 334.
Ferber, Linda S., ed., "Asher B. Durand, American Landscape Painter", Kindred Spirits Asher B. Durand and the American Landscape, Brooklyn Museum, 2007, pp. 174-5, 181, 203.
Gift of Nora Durand Woodman
The artist and his family.
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